• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 102

    Omega. An unusual 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with pulsometre and two-tone silvered dial, made for the French market

    SIGNED OMEGA, MOVEMENT NO. 10'723'331, CASE NO. 10'830'563, MANUFACTURED IN 1949

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    Omega. An unusual 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with pulsometre and two-tone silvered dial, made for the French market
    Signed Omega, movement no. 10'723'331, case no. 10'830'563, manufactured in 1949
    Cal. 27 CHRO C12 T2 PC nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, two-tone silvered dial, Arabic numerals, inner spiral black tachymetre scale, outer black five minute divisions and red scale calibrated for 30 pulsations, three engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, circular case, faceted downturned lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    34.5 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the movement and dial of the present watch were sold to France on 29 March 1949 where the case, commissioned by Omega and made in France, was added.

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